Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 82 107
Rank change year-on-year +20 +25 +92
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 1,328 1,039 1,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.56% 3.59% 2.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.74% 20.18% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,155 904 951
South East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £39,850 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.38% +6.27% -2.60%

Office 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 6,109 5,149 4,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.97% 17.78% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5,129 4,305 3,876
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +8.42%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Office 365 in the South East.

Salary trend for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in the South East over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +38 586 £40,000 +6.67% 89
Surrey +38 374 £37,500 +7.14% 42
Berkshire +54 351 £40,000 - 27
Hampshire -13 202 £32,500 -4.41% 36
Buckinghamshire +45 158 £40,000 +42.86% 32
Oxfordshire -28 78 £42,500 - 30
West Sussex -13 71 £32,500 - 16
Kent +16 59 £32,250 +0.78% 6
East Sussex -38 24 £38,500 +13.24% 10
M4 Corridor - 2 £87,500 -
Home Counties +3 1 £42,500 -10.53%
Sussex - 1 £60,000 -
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 864 (65.06%) Windows
2 826 (62.20%) Microsoft
3 813 (61.22%) Active Directory
4 540 (40.66%) Windows Server
5 509 (38.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 384 (28.92%) VMware
7 356 (26.81%) Windows 10
8 295 (22.21%) SharePoint
9 291 (21.91%) ITIL
10 287 (21.61%) Firewall
11 282 (21.23%) Microsoft Office
12 272 (20.48%) Hyper-V
13 250 (18.83%) Windows Server 2012
14 247 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
15 237 (17.85%) Windows 7
16 235 (17.70%) MS Exchange
17 211 (15.89%) Microsoft Certification
18 204 (15.36%) Windows Server 2008
19 199 (14.98%) DNS
20 180 (13.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 176 (13.25%) DHCP
22 171 (12.88%) SCCM
23 170 (12.80%) PowerShell
24 166 (12.50%) TCP/IP
25 165 (12.42%) Citrix
26 160 (12.05%) MCSE
27 155 (11.67%) SQL
28 140 (10.54%) LAN
29 138 (10.39%) Cisco
30 137 (10.32%) Amazon AWS

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 295 (22.21%) SharePoint
2 235 (17.70%) MS Exchange
3 73 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 69 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 69 (5.20%) Skype for Business
5 68 (5.12%) SharePoint 2013
6 60 (4.52%) IIS
7 38 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 29 (2.18%) SharePoint Server
9 14 (1.05%) Apache
10 13 (0.98%) CMS
11 12 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (0.68%) Tomcat
14 8 (0.60%) Umbraco
15 7 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
16 6 (0.45%) Confluence
17 5 (0.38%) MS Project Server
18 4 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
18 4 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 282 (21.23%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.90%) InfoPath
5 8 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.23%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.075%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.075%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 31 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.38%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.30%) Scribe Insight
3 4 (0.30%) TRIRIGA
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 509 (38.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 137 (10.32%) Amazon AWS
3 81 (6.10%) Azure Active Directory
4 73 (5.50%) PaaS
5 68 (5.12%) IaaS
6 48 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
7 46 (3.46%) Dynamics 365
8 29 (2.18%) SaaS
9 24 (1.81%) Mimecast
10 17 (1.28%) OneDrive
11 15 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (1.13%) Amazon EMR
11 15 (1.13%) Amazon Kinesis
11 15 (1.13%) Amazon S3
11 15 (1.13%) Amazon SQS
11 15 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
11 15 (1.13%) Serverless
12 10 (0.75%) Yammer
13 8 (0.60%) GitHub
14 7 (0.53%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 287 (21.61%) Firewall
2 199 (14.98%) DNS
3 176 (13.25%) DHCP
4 166 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 140 (10.54%) LAN
6 136 (10.24%) WAN
7 106 (7.98%) VPN
8 79 (5.95%) Network Security
9 75 (5.65%) VoIP
10 72 (5.42%) Skype
11 70 (5.27%) SAN
12 58 (4.37%) Wi-Fi
13 51 (3.84%) VLAN
14 41 (3.09%) Wireless
15 33 (2.48%) Intranet
16 32 (2.41%) Internet
17 21 (1.58%) Remote Desktop
18 16 (1.20%) IPsec
19 15 (1.13%) MPLS
19 15 (1.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 33 (2.48%) Power BI
3 24 (1.81%) Amazon RDS
4 23 (1.73%) MySQL
5 19 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (1.20%) Relational Database
8 15 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
8 15 (1.13%) Cosmos DB
8 15 (1.13%) RDBMS
9 13 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.23%) Big Data
13 3 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.15%) Data Lake
14 2 (0.15%) MS Access
14 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (2.11%) JIRA
2 24 (1.81%) Visual Studio
3 12 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (0.83%) Git (software)
5 10 (0.75%) Subversion
6 5 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.30%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.30%) VersionOne
8 2 (0.15%) Maven
9 1 (0.075%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.075%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.075%) gulp
9 1 (0.075%) JMeter
9 1 (0.075%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.075%) MSI
9 1 (0.075%) Selenium
9 1 (0.075%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.075%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.075%) Yeoman
General
1 116 (8.73%) Finance
2 76 (5.72%) Advertising
3 31 (2.33%) Retail
4 30 (2.26%) Marketing
5 23 (1.73%) Law
6 22 (1.66%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.28%) Legal
8 12 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.68%) Back Office
10 8 (0.60%) Electronics
11 7 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.38%) Banking
12 5 (0.38%) Billing
13 4 (0.30%) Games
14 3 (0.23%) Front Office
15 1 (0.075%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 239 (18.00%) Analyst
2 231 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 185 (13.93%) IT Support
4 143 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 135 (10.17%) IT Engineer
6 117 (8.81%) Consultant
7 107 (8.06%) Support Analyst
8 100 (7.53%) IT Support Engineer
9 94 (7.08%) 2nd Line Support
10 84 (6.33%) Architect
11 67 (5.05%) IT Analyst
12 62 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support
13 61 (4.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 61 (4.59%) Developer
14 58 (4.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 56 (4.22%) IT Support Analyst
16 54 (4.07%) Service Analyst
16 54 (4.07%) Windows Engineer
17 53 (3.99%) Service Desk Analyst
18 51 (3.84%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (7.91%) .NET
2 63 (4.74%) HTML
3 41 (3.09%) CSS
4 35 (2.64%) Web Services
5 33 (2.48%) ASP.NET Web API
6 30 (2.26%) ASP.NET
7 18 (1.36%) .NET Framework
7 18 (1.36%) jQuery
8 17 (1.28%) Middleware
9 16 (1.20%) REST
10 14 (1.05%) XML
11 12 (0.90%) LDAP
11 12 (0.90%) WCF
12 11 (0.83%) SOAP
13 10 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
14 9 (0.68%) .NET Core
14 9 (0.68%) React
15 8 (0.60%) AngularJS
15 8 (0.60%) JSON
16 6 (0.45%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 106 (7.98%) Data Centre
2 62 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (4.52%) PKI
4 52 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
5 37 (2.79%) Management Information System
6 33 (2.48%) Computer Science
7 32 (2.41%) PMI
8 29 (2.18%) Driving Licence
8 29 (2.18%) User Experience
9 22 (1.66%) Public Cloud
10 17 (1.28%) EPoS
11 16 (1.20%) BYOD
12 15 (1.13%) Replication
13 14 (1.05%) CMDB
13 14 (1.05%) Mobile App
14 13 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
14 13 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
15 12 (0.90%) Clustering
16 8 (0.60%) Life Science
16 8 (0.60%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 864 (65.06%) Windows
2 540 (40.66%) Windows Server
3 356 (26.81%) Windows 10
4 250 (18.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 237 (17.85%) Windows 7
6 204 (15.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 107 (8.06%) Windows 8
8 85 (6.40%) Linux
9 19 (1.43%) Windows XP
10 15 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (0.98%) Unix
12 12 (0.90%) Android
13 11 (0.83%) Apple iOS
14 10 (0.75%) Mac OS
15 9 (0.68%) CentOS
15 9 (0.68%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.60%) Ubuntu
17 7 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 7 (0.53%) Windows 2000
17 7 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (21.91%) ITIL
2 180 (13.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 135 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
4 133 (10.02%) Agile Software Development
5 126 (9.49%) Migration
6 109 (8.21%) Project Management
7 94 (7.08%) Presales
8 80 (6.02%) DevOps
9 70 (5.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 63 (4.74%) Scrum
11 55 (4.14%) PRINCE2
12 48 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
12 48 (3.61%) ITSM
13 47 (3.54%) IT Strategy
14 45 (3.39%) CRM
14 45 (3.39%) Load Balancing
15 44 (3.31%) Cybersecurity
16 43 (3.24%) Incident Management
16 43 (3.24%) Stakeholder Management
17 42 (3.16%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 170 (12.80%) PowerShell
2 155 (11.67%) SQL
3 83 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 74 (5.57%) C#
5 26 (1.96%) Python
6 24 (1.81%) PL/SQL
7 22 (1.66%) Java
8 18 (1.36%) C
9 17 (1.28%) Shell Script
10 15 (1.13%) Scala
11 14 (1.05%) T-SQL
12 13 (0.98%) Perl
13 11 (0.83%) PHP
14 9 (0.68%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.53%) VBScript
16 4 (0.30%) Apex Code
16 4 (0.30%) C++
17 2 (0.15%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 2 (0.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 211 (15.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 160 (12.05%) MCSE
3 80 (6.02%) Degree
4 73 (5.50%) MCSA
5 56 (4.22%) Security Cleared
6 52 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
7 47 (3.54%) CCNA
7 47 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
8 45 (3.39%) MCP
9 32 (2.41%) PMI Certification
10 31 (2.33%) A+ Certification
10 31 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
10 31 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 25 (1.88%) SC Cleared
12 24 (1.81%) MCITP
13 13 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
14 12 (0.90%) PMP
15 10 (0.75%) LPIC
16 8 (0.60%) MCTS
16 8 (0.60%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (8.06%) SLA
2 16 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.13%) QA
4 10 (0.75%) GDPR
5 7 (0.53%) GAMP
5 7 (0.53%) PMO
6 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.30%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (0.23%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.15%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.075%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.075%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.075%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 813 (61.22%) Active Directory
2 272 (20.48%) Hyper-V
3 247 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (4.29%) XenApp
5 54 (4.07%) XenDesktop
6 42 (3.16%) vSphere
7 36 (2.71%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
9 11 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (0.83%) VirtualBox
10 8 (0.60%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.38%) DFS Replication
11 5 (0.38%) KVM
11 5 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.23%) Docker
13 3 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.23%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.23%) UAG
14 2 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 171 (12.88%) SCCM
2 66 (4.97%) SCOM
3 28 (2.11%) Microsoft Intune
4 20 (1.51%) Ansible
5 19 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (1.20%) Backup Exec
6 16 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 10 (0.75%) WSUS
8 9 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
9 8 (0.60%) Nagios
10 6 (0.45%) Puppet
10 6 (0.45%) SCVMM
10 6 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.38%) Cacti
11 5 (0.38%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.30%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.30%) Kubernetes
12 4 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
13 3 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 826 (62.20%) Microsoft
2 384 (28.92%) VMware
3 165 (12.42%) Citrix
4 138 (10.39%) Cisco
5 84 (6.33%) HP
6 42 (3.16%) Apple
7 38 (2.86%) Oracle
8 36 (2.71%) ServiceNow
9 31 (2.33%) Dell
10 29 (2.18%) SolarWinds
11 26 (1.96%) Symantec
12 25 (1.88%) Google
12 25 (1.88%) Meraki
12 25 (1.88%) Veeam
13 24 (1.81%) Riverbed
13 24 (1.81%) Sophos
14 19 (1.43%) SAP
15 14 (1.05%) NetApp
15 14 (1.05%) Sony
16 13 (0.98%) NETGEAR